Education Consultant

Job title: Education Consultant


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Job Title Education Consultant


Our Client, KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS, is seeking to employ EFL Lecturer.
Applicants must be male, native English speakers with a degree from an Anglophonic University and an EFL/ESL/EAP qualification.

They are interested in recruiting well-qualified, committed and experienced teachers of EFL/ESL/EAP to teach in the Orientation English Program (OEP), a well-established structured 20-hour-per-week pre-university intensive course in English for academic purposes. The OEP is part of the Preparatory Year, preparing male students for English-medium studies leading to a B.S. degree in science, engineering or industrial management. Opportunities exist to contribute materials (all produced in-house) or for transfer later to the University English Program (UEP) a three-course, American-model program of undergraduate writing beginning with freshman composition.

The ELC at KFUPM currently employs over 100 faculties (American, Australian, British, Canadian, Irish, New Zealand and South African) and is expanding. Faculty is hired for September and February.

To comply with Saudi government regulations all candidates must be male and under the age of 60 years at time of appointment.

An MA in TEFL/TESOL or Applied Linguistics, a one- year, full-time postgraduate diploma in TEFL/TESL from an accredited university, or an RSA/UCLES DELTA is preferred. More basic postgraduate qualifications in TESOL (CELTA or Cert TEFLA) can also be considered for candidates with particularly appropriate experience.
For MA in TEFL/TESOL or Applied Linguistics, at least two years’ full-time teaching of EFL/EAP overseas is required. With more basic postgraduate qualifications, further experience is expected.
Salaries are competitive depending on qualifications and experience and range from a yearly salary of SR 95,000 to SR134, 000 (approx. $25,000 to $35,700). All compensation is tax-free.

Transport allowance: Faculty is additionally paid a transport allowance of SR6000 per year at the rate of SR500 per month.

Service Increment: Contracts are for two years renewable. When renewing the contract lecturers get an annual increase in base salary depending on their performance.

End-of-Service Gratuity: The employee will be paid an amount equal to half a month’s salary for each of the first five years of employment; this is converted to a month’s salary after five years of service and for each of the subsequent years.

Additional remunerations: The ELC also offers an Evening Language Program, a Diploma English Program (DEP) and short courses to various ministries and private concerns. These courses are taught by ELC faculty members who are interested in augmenting their salary. Lecturers who wish to teach the OEP/DEP course during the Summer session (which is 8 weeks long) are paid two months’ additional salary. There are also opportunities for lecturers to earn additional income on various short courses (four to six weeks) during the summer.

– Working hours: The working week is from Saturday to Wednesday. OEP teachers have to teach 20 contact hours a week and attend 5 office hours a week and participate in some administrative duties. OEP lecturers have the option of teaching early shift (08:00 – 09:50 and 13:10 – 15:00) or late shift (10:00 – 11:50 and 15:20 – 17:10). Occasionally, faculty may have to substitute, on a Rota basis, for a colleague who is sick or absent.

– University Year: The academic calendar, as set by the Ministry of Higher Education, consists of two semesters: Fall; and, Spring. Each consists of 15 weeks of teaching followed by 2 weeks allocated for Final examinations.

Housing: Every employee, single or with family, is provided, rent-free, with his own fully furnished (bachelor/family) housing unit on campus. Services, including air conditioning, gas, electricity, cable TV and water are free, as is maintenance. Each apartment has its own telephone linked up to free e-mail and Internet facilities. Local phone calls are free.

Vacation: Faculty leave is determined by the academic calendar and lecturers are generally free between semesters and during the Summer, unless they decide to teach the Summer session. In the next academic year, the Fall semester begins on 13 September 2003 and ends on 29 January 2003. The Spring semester commences on 14 February 2003, and ends on Wednesday 9 June. The Summer session is from 26 June to 21 August. There are also two school holidays for the whole country Eid Al-Fitr (12 November to 29 November, 2003) and Eid Al-Adh’ha (21 January to 13 February, 2003). During all these paid holidays, those who want to leave the country are granted visas. It is possible, and with multiple visas, now easier, to take weekend breaks to neighboring countries. Bahrain is less than an hour away by road.

Air tickets: Annual round-trip air tickets to the point of origin will be provided for the employee, his wife, and up to two children up to the age of 18.

Health Care: The employee and members of his family are provided with free medical and dental care at the KFUPM Clinic or, if referred by the clinic, at the KFU teaching hospital. The Clinic facilities are operated by the following professionals: two internists, four general practitioners, two pediatricians, two gynecologists, one ENT specialist, one ophthalmologist, one dermatologist, one pathologist, one radiologist, two dentists, one dental hygienist, 20 nurses, three pharmacists, two X-ray technicians and three laboratory assistants. Also, a psychologist and a psychiatrist are available twice a week for consultation.

Children’s education: The University pays a total sum of SR25, 000 per year towards local education expenses. There are a number of highly rated international schools in the area including Dhahran Academy – with both American and British streams – and The British School (UK curriculum).

Transport : Free on-campus buses for faculty and families; school buses to local international schools; regular thrice-weekly shopping buses to Dammam and Khobar There are also day bus trips to the beach and interesting places for a nominal charge

E-mail and Internet: All faculty members and their families have free access to e-mail and Internet facilities.

Shops on campus: Bank; Post Office; Stationer’s; Dry Cleaning; restaurants; Supermarket; Petrol Station; Hairdresser (male and female); Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Recreational Facilities: The Recreation Center, which is for faculty members and dependants, is the main area for recreation on-campus. It has two swimming pools (men’s and women’s), a snack bar, function rooms, a library, tennis courts, squash courts, a bowling alley, basketball and volleyball courts, a fully equipped exercise room, etc. Faculty members can also use the university gymnasium, stadium, swimming pools and faculty restaurant.

OFF-CAMPUS, the university has its own beach (separate areas for students and university personnel) with changing facilities, shaded picnic shelters, barbecue facilities and a snack bar that is open at weekends.


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Location: Dubai

Job date: Fri, 18 Feb 2022 08:55:10 GMT

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